Physical Therapy Asst

Trumbull, CT
Jan 18, 2019

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Job Description

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values-integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

Summary:
Under the direction of the Director of Trauma Services and the Chief of Trauma, Burns and Surgical Critical Care, the Injury Prevention Coordinator provides direction for all injury prevention and educational activities that support a Level 2 Adult Trauma Center and the Connecticut Burn Center at Bridgeport Hospital. This position will be responsible for the design, implementation and continuous evaluation and modification of the program.

Responsibilities:
  • 1. Clinical Skills
  • 1.1. Demonstrates Skill in Implementation of Treatment and Providing Therapy
  • 2. Productivity
  • 2.1. Manages a Full Clinical Caseload on a Daily Basis
  • 3. Documentation and Administrative Tasks
  • 3.1. Demonstrates consistency and timeliness with non-clinical tasks
  • 4. Professionalism
  • 4.1. Demonstrates Participation in Professional Development
  • 5. Comprehensive Patient Care
  • 5.1. Demonstrates Ability to Function as Interdisciplinary Team Member

    Other information:

    EDUCATION:

    Graduate of APTA accredited Physical Therapy Assistant program.

    EXPERIENCE:

    Minimum of 1 year private practice experience in a primary care or specialist office.

    LICENSURE:

    Current Connecticut licensure as physical therapist assistant or demonstrated eligibility. Current BLS/CPR certification.

    SPECIAL_SKILLS:

    The worker must be able to stand, walk, talk, hear, lift, push, pull, reach, stoop, kneel, climb and perform repetitive motions, of the wrist, fingers or hands., The worker is subject to inside environmental/atmospheric conditions such as poor ventilation and is also subject to hazards, such as exposure to chemicals., The worker must be able to operate various exercise equipment, whirlpools, ultrasound and electrical stimulation equipment., The worker must be able to exert up to 100 lbs. of force occasionally, and /or up to 50 lbs. of force frequently and/or up to, 20 lbs. of force constantly to move objects or the human body., Functions with or without the assistance of reasonable accommodation as determined on a case by case basis.
    ACCOUNTABILITY:

    COMPLEXITY:

    PHYSICAL_DEMAND:

    MMR is required. Varivax (chicken pox vaccine) or evidence of prior chicken pox is required. Hepatitis B (or signed declination) is required for those with potential exposure to blood/body fluids. Tdap and influenza vaccination are strongly encouraged. No special conditions.

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    Job Info

    Job: 3471

    Department: PM Physical Therapy
    Category: Rehabilitation Svcs
    Shift: DAY/EVENING
    Hours: 32.00

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